Spirit of Wonder Wednesday – Benefits of Crafting

Spirit of Wonder Wednesday – Benefits of Crafting

This week in National Craft Month, I thought I’d share some of the very cool benefits of crafting… According to the Craft & Hobby Association’s U.S. Attitude & Usage Study, there are eight key benefits or motivational driving factors behind active crafters:

As we all watch the images of the tragedy following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan, we would like to update you on how this is affecting Pentel which is headquartered in Tokyo. Pentel of America is very happy to let everyone know that all Pentel personnel and buildings are safe. Pentel has not had any injuries to any personnel and all Pentel factories and warehouses have suffered very minimal damage. While the situation remains unsettled and challenging, everyone is in good spirits at our Japanese facilities.

Motivation Monday – St. Patrick’s Day Craft by Pentel PEN-fessional Sarah L.

In the spirit of National Craft Month, here’s a craft that’ll help you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and help you avoid getting pinched. 1. On the black construction paper, draw a pot shape about 2″ wide and 1.5″ tall, and cut out. Use the pot to trace another one on the paper, and cut that one out, too. 2. On the green paper, draw a shamrock slightly smaller than the pot, and cut out....

Finish Line Friday – Getting Ready for Pi Day

Finish Line Friday – Getting Ready for Pi Day

Monday is Pi Day. No, I didn’t spell it wrong – it’s not the kind of pie you eat. Unless, of course, the ratio of the circumference to the diameter of the pie is approximately equal to 3.14159265……. If that’s too mathematical for you, have some fun on Pi Day!

Spirit of Wonder Wednesday – National Craft Month

Spirit of Wonder Wednesday – National Craft Month

March is National Craft Month and Pentel Arts has the products for all your craft needs. You can see the Pentel Arts products here. The following post is courtesy of the Craft & Hobby Association blog. Each week during the month of March, CHA will provide some useful information about National Craft Month. This week we briefly address the history of our favorite month. March is National Craft Month. Created by the Craft & Hobby Association in 1994, it was designed to help people learn about and re-discover the joy of crafting and all its many benefits.

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